May 6, 2014
NCAA Men's Golf Championship Release | Golf Stat Live Scoring
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The teams and individual qualifiers were announced for the 2014 NCAA Men's Golf Championship on Monday as Patriot League champion Loyola University Maryland and Army freshman Peter Kim learned their regional destination for competition on May 15-17.
The Greyhounds, who won the Patriot League title in their first season, will head to The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, Mo. as the 13th seed in a 14-team field. Kim earned his spot by winning the individual medalist honors at the Patriot League Championship and will compete at Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio.
Loyola placed three players in the top five on the leaderboard and went on to win the Patriot League Men's Golf Championship on April 27 at West Point Golf Course. Loyola took a five-shot lead into the final 18 holes after the first 36 holes were played the previous day, and went on to shoot the best round of the last 18 to finish the tournament at 861 (287-283-291) and with a 10-shot advantage over second-place Army.
Down by one stroke entering the final round, Kim ran away with the individual title by five shots after totaling a 70 on the last 18 holes to finish at 1-under 209 for the weekend. He tied for the second-best score in the championship's history, and had the best round of the weekend with a 66 in Saturday's afternoon session.
Six 54-hole NCAA Regional tournaments will be conducted May 15-17. Thirteen teams and 10 individuals not on those teams will compete at each of three regionals while the other three regionals will have 14 teams and five individuals not on those teams. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals.
The finals will be conducted May 23-28 at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kansas. Wichita State is the host institution for the 2014 championship.
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